James Bulger's family challenge Jon Venables anonymity in court

The family of murdered toddler James Bulger are due to challenge a court order which allows killer Jon Venables to live under a cloak of anonymity.

James Bulger's mother has campaigned for Jon Venables anonymity to be revoked. Picture: PA

A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday at the High Court in London before the most senior family judge in England and Wales.The case before the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, is listed by a number followed by the name Bulger and the fact that it will be held in open court.It is understood the proceedings involve an application by members of the family to vary or discharge an injunction which "prevents identification of the person previously known as Jon Venables".

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